Why choose aluminium for doors and windows

why choose aluminium

There is a huge amount of choice out there for your new doors and windows.

Your frames can be UPVC, timber or aluminium. Choice used to be quite limited. However with recent advancements of the use of aluminium, you are only limited by your imagination. So, why choose aluminium?

bifold doors opening both ways

Aluminium and its properties make it a fantastic choice for bi-folding doors. Firstly, it is a low density metal that responds well to manipulation. It is lightweight and robust though.  Aluminium resists corrosion, and copes well with the expansion and contraction caused by extreme weather conditions, meaning that it stays in great condition whatever the weather.

UPVC has a life span of around 15-20 years, although it can start to look tired and worn after only 3-4 years. Aluminium on the other hand has a much longer life span.

Aluminium is great if you are looking for the eco-friendly option. It is the second most abundant metal on earth, and a fully sustainable product. Aluminium requires one of the lease harmful metal processes in production, and is non-toxic. It is fully recyclable and therefore has a minimal ecological footprint.

Why choose aluminium bi-folds?

The qualities of aluminium mean that it is unrivalled for use in bi-folding doors. It is functional, durable and looks amazing in any property.aluminium windows

Aluminium bi-fold doors and windows are strong and durable. They will fit into a tradition property where the aluminium will contrast with the old stone, or into contemporary properties they will offer a sleek finish.

Windows and doors made from aluminium can help you improve the heat gains and heat loss through your windows by as much as 60% when combined with a thermal brick. This just can’t be beaten by expensive timber and UPVC equivalents.

Why choose Outlook Aluminium?

At Outlook Aluminium we specialise in the manufacture, supply and installation of truly bespoke aluminium windows and doors.

We make all our products to order, so they are perfect for your needs and the needs of your property. By making everything in our workshop in Leeds we can guarantee that our doors and windows will bring a sophisticated, contemporary style to you property.

At Outlook our priority is to ensure that your doors and windows are manufactured to the highest standard. Our precision engineering and premium grade aluminium mean we can offer this guarantee. Our aluminium bi-folds can also be finished to a colour to match your surroundings.

If you have any questions please leave them below or call us on 0113 850 0508 and we will be happy to help.

Ian Richardson

Author Ian Richardson

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